Report: Ron Kind, Sarah Godlewski considering 2022 Senate campaigns

According to a new report in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, both Rep. Ron Kind and Wisconsin State Treasurer Sarah Godlewski are considering running in 2022 for the United States Senate seat currently being occupied by Sen. Ron “Our Dumb Senator” Johnson. Rep. Kind is a moderate Democrat who has represented…

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Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes On Wisconsin’s Runaway Pandemic

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Joe Biden Is Heading To Wisconsin On Friday

And it’s about freakin’ time…as I’ve suggested a few times here and on social media over the past few weeks. So courtesy of Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes who shared a tweet from the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, here’s the little bit we know so far: Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden is…

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Evers Recall Effort Ends With A Whimper From Lack Of Interest

I guess that we didn’t report on it because it seemed like a futile effort…which in fact it turned out to be. But the effort to recall Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers came up short in the signature count. A week after insisting she had enough signatures, the woman organizing a…

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Biden Outspending Trump In Wisconsin? So What!

The article in today’s Milwaukee Journal Sentinel is behind their paywall. (Joe Biden is outspending Donald Trump on TV ads in Wisconsin in the run-up to the election). I will pull out the pertinent portions here and then get on with my concerns: Biden and pro-Biden groups have outspent Trump…

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Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes: Happy Independence Day!

another holiday missive from our email: Celebrating our independence isn’t about looking at our history through rose-colored glasses. It’s about acknowledging that the high ideals on which this nation was founded haven’t always been realized by everyone, and it’s about working in the present to create a better, more inclusive…

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Lt Governor Mandela Barnes on George Floyd and Systemic Racism.

I am trying to catch up on my emails and this one was in a box that I don’t visit often enough (apparently). This message from Lt. Governor Barnes was from May 29th. Like so many other Black lives in this country, George Floyd’s life was stolen from his family…

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The Message From Lt. Governor Mandela Barnes

From our friend, in yesterday’s email inbox: The ongoing civil unrest in our communities is an understandable expression of rage and frustration. So often, we hear eloquent accounts of the American Dream. The United States is ostensibly a place where life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness are guaranteed to…

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The Tony Evers’ People’s Budget 2019/2021

Last Thursday, February 28, 2019, Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers unveiled his budget for 2019/2021…as the People’s Budget! “At the end of the day, our budget is about putting people first,” Gov. Evers said to a joint legislative session. “It’s about creating a Wisconsin that works for everyone–a Wisconsin for us….

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The One Resolution That Should Pass By Acclamation!

It is Black History Month in the United States and the Black Caucus of the Wisconsin Legislature would like to pass a resolution celebrating black leaders in America. As I said in the headline, something like this should come flying out of committee and pass on the floor by acclamation….

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